Heart Insight Magazine

Updated:Feb 27,2017
Heart Insight 

For over nine years, Heart Insight has been the award-winning voice of information and inspiration for heart patients and their families with trustworthy guidance for managing your conditions and improving your heart health.
 
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In this issue

For each of the articles below you can choose whether to read them in our digital edition or on the Heart Insight website.





First the Wait, Then the Date

Replacing heart valves can be a tricky business because it involves multiple variables. Knowing that you'll be needing a serious heart surgery in the future, but not knowing when, can wear on a person. The anticipation of, and preparation for, heart valve surgery.
Digital Edition | Website




Hyper-K: Not Good For Your Heart 
Hyperkalemia is too much of a good thing: potassium. When it occurs, it can interfere with the electric signals produced in the middle muscle tissue of the heart, possibly leading to different types of heart rhythm problems. 
Digital Edition | Website


 

Feelings After a Heart Attack: The Good, the Sad and the Anxious
People typically have a spectrum of emotions after a heart attack. Common feelings include fear, anxiety, depression, anger, loneliness - but also hope for the future as well as relief at having another chance. 
Digital Edition | Website




What NOT to Do
When a person is having chest pain, within what time frame should you call 911? The answer may seem obvious, but I became a CPR instructor because we did everything WRONG when my husband, Steve, had a heart attack in 2017.
Digital Edition | Website
 

 

Departments
 

Heart News
Newsworthy notes from the world of cardiovascular health.
 
HeartFelt
Our readers share their experiences with heart disease from their own perspective.
 
Life's Simple 7
 Seven simple ways to improve your health and enhance your quality of life. 
 
Life Is Why
Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. These stroke survivors, caregivers and others share their 'whys'. We'd love for you to share yours, too!
 
Simple Cooking
Cooking at home can be a daunting task, but a rewarding one for your diet and lifestyle (and your wallet). Making small changes in your diet is important to your heart health. Here are simple, healthy and affordable recipes and cooking tips.
 




 
 
 



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Heart Insight Supplement:
Know Your Medicines

Keeping track of your medicines can be overwhelming. Learn what you can do to take all your medicines safely and effectively in this free supplement from Heart Insight magazine. View and share via your preferred platform:  

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